Tagged: Jeremy Hunt

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Price tag on medicines – Jeremy Hunt ‘Gimmick’

Jeremy Hunt’s plans to include the price tag on medicines issued by the NHS is a “headline-grabbing ‘gimmick’ with no evidence to suggest it will reduce waste, a leading pharmaceuticals journal has said. The Government...

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1 million elderly don’t get basic care they need !

Pensioners struggling without help from family, neighbours or state. Further cuts to care budgets will hit ageing population. Charlie Cooper writes in The Independent regarding the country’s leading charity representing older people stating there is...

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Charging for missed appointments – Hunt slapped down

Downing Street have slapped down the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt insisting that the Government had no plans to charge patients who missed NHS appointments. Last Thursday Mr Hunt backed the principle of fining people who...

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Golden hellos and bonuses to lure GPs

Charlie Cooper in The Independent highlights the disgraceful state of affairs where medics will have money thrown at them to try to rectify a problem that should never have arisen – medics may be quids...